In this free online conference, attendees will get a practical sneak peek at some of the topics we'll be covering at Fluent. If you're a developer, engineer, or are invested in the future of the Web, it's your chance to see what we're covering and to find those can't-miss tracks and sessions.
About Peter Cooper
About Simon St. Laurent
You can find more of his writing on technology, Quakerism, and the Town of Dryden at simonstl.com.
AngularJS vs. Ember.js vs. Backbone.js
About Mark Bates
Mark Bates is the founder and chief architect of the Boston, MA based consulting company, Meta42 Labs. Mark spends his days focusing on new application development and consulting for his clients. At night he writes books, raises kids, and occasionally he forms a band and "tries to make it".
Always wanting to share his wisdom, or more correctly just wanting to hear the sound of his own voice, Mark has spoken at several high profile conferences, include RubyConf and jQueryConf. Mark has also taught classes on Ruby and Ruby on Rails. In 2009 Mark's first (surprisingly not his last!) book, "Distributed Programming with Ruby", was published by Addison-Wesley. In 2012 Addison-Wesley published Mark's second book, "Programming in CoffeeScript".
Mark lives just outside of Boston with his wife Rachel and their two sons, Dylan and Leo. Mark can be found on the web at: http://www.markbates.com, http://twitter.com/markbates, and http://github.com/markbates
Designing for Front-End Page Speed
Good page load time begins with good design. As web performance grows in importance in the industry, many page speed tutorials focus on the back end. This talk focuses on performance from a designer's and front end developer's perspective, including the basics of page speed, optimizing HTML, CSS and images, and implementing responsive design with an eye on performance.
About Lara Swanson
Lead web developer focused on optimizing the user experience, including improving page load time, ease of use, information architecture, and front-end code.
Whirlwind Tour of Scalable Vector Graphics
About Marc Grabanski
Marc's background is in open source. He was the original creator of the jQuery UI Datepicker and is constantly teaching about front-end web development through events, articles and conferences. Marc is the creator of Frontend Masters expert web development training and is currently building large SVG-based web applications.
About Nate Murray
Nate Murray is the co-founder of Fullstack.io. Formerly the head of platform at IFTTT.
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